Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania state historical marker
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts building.jpg
The museum building of the Academy
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is located in Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is located in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is located in the United States
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
LocationSW corner of Broad & Cherry Sts.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CoordinatesCoordinates: 39°57′18″N 75°9′50″W / 39.95500°N 75.16389°W / 39.95500; -75.16389
Built1871–1876[2]
ArchitectFrank Furness; George Hewitt
Architectural styleSecond Empire, Renaissance, Gothic
Websitewww.pafa.org
NRHP reference #71000731[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMay 27, 1971
Designated NHLMay 15, 1975
Designated PHMCNovember 17, 2004[3]

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in the city of Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States. It was started in 1805. It is the oldest art museum and art school in the United States.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
  2. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: About. Artinfo. 2008. http://www.artinfo.com/galleryguide/22274/8792/about/pennsylvania-academy-of-the-fine-arts-philadelphia/. Retrieved 2008-07-24. [permanent dead link]
  3. "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 10, 2013.
  4. "Poster of an Amish Family, Pennsylvania". Work Projects Administration Poster Collection. World Digital Library. Retrieved 2 January 2014.

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